Today's News

  • BASE, basketball games canceled

    The Before- and After-School program operated by Roane County Schools, as well as several area high school basketball games, have been canceled Friday.

    Basketball games postponed include Kingston at Oliver Springs (rescheduled Feb. 8), Kingston at Harriman, Sunbright at Oliver Springs and Oakdale at Midway.

    Times for the Grace Christian at Rockwood games have been moved up — boys play at 3:30 p.m.; girls play at 5 p.m.

  • All state offices closed due to weather

    Due to severe weather conditions, ALL state offices will be closed today Friday, Jan. 22.

  • Midway was no match for visiting Grace Christian Rams Tuesday night

    The Lady Waves had high hopes after a big win at Harriman last Friday , and they had lost by only eight at Grace earlier in the season. However, Grace built a huge lead at the end of one and at halftime and Midway never recovered. Grace rolled out to a 53-22 halftime lead at held the advantage, getting a 81-64 win over Midway. Midway drops to 5-4 in the district with the loss.

  • Tigers beat Bears again 61-52

    For the second time this season, the Rockwood basketball teams split district games with Tellico Plains, as the Tigers defeated the Bears 61-52 on the road in Monroe County and the Lady Tigers lost 63-37.

    Rockwood 61, Tellico Plains 52: Colten Carter tallied 10 first-quarter points, and Blake Hunt added seven to give the Bears a 20-14 advantage. Case Miller had four points for the Tigers, while Tristan Mayton buried a 3-point basket.

    Rockwood outscored Tellico Plains 17-13 in the second quarter to slice the lead to 33-31, as Mayton tallied nine points.

  • McMinn Central sweeps Oliver Springs Tuesday

    The Oliver Springs basketball teams dropped a pair of non-district games Tuesday night to McMinn Central, as the Bobcats lost 90-79 and the Lady Bobcats were beaten 94-45.

    McMinn Central 90, Oliver Springs 79: Bryce Mason, Jordan Carter, Jackson Guy and Dylan Miller tallied 27, 20, 15 and 12 points, respectively to lead the Chargers over the Bobcats.

    Lane Evans, Taylor Murray, Jeremiah Johnson and Jacob Humphreys tallied 28, 20, 10 and 10 points, respectively, for Oliver Springs.

  • Roane State basketball teams travel west this weekend

    The Roane State Community College basketball teams continue TJCCAA play this weekend, as they travel to Southwest Community College in Memphis Friday and to Dyersburg State CC on Saturday.

    The teams swept a pair of TJCCAA games Jan. 16 against Chattanooga State, as the Raiders defeated the Tigers 72-71 and the Raiderettes beat the Lady Tigers 73-65, after they defeated Vincennes 72-63 last Friday.
    Also, they split a pair of conference games at Cleveland State Jan. 13, while the Raiders defeated the Maryville College junior varsity 89-70 on Jan. 18.

  • HMS, OSMS split games Monday

    The Harriman Lady Devils and Blue Devils traveled to Oliver Springs on Martin Luther King Jr.Day to take on the Lady Cats and Bobcats in a special midday tipoff. The Lady Bobcats were able to pick up on a win on their home floor, 33-18, while the "Big Blue" grabbed the victory in the boy’s game 39-29.

    OSMHS 33, HMS 17: The Lady ‘Cats of Oliver Springs were able to use a different runs and a huge second half to be able to pull away from Harriman on the day.

  • MMS, OSMS finish regular season Tuesday

    The Midway Middle Green Waves and the Oliver Springs Bobcats finished off their regular seasons Tuesday night at Midway and readied themselves for the TMSAA Area 4 Tournament set to begin Saturday in Wartburg.

    The top seed Lady Bobcats ended with a 17-1 record after a 35-26 win over Midway who ended up with a 9-9 mark. Oliver Springs will begin the area 4 tourney Monday with a 7:30 p.m. tip.

    Midway will begin tourney play Saturday with a 3:30 start.

  • Lady Jackets remain unbeaten in district

    The Kingston basketball teams split a pair of games with Knox Catholic Tuesday night, as the Lady Jackets won 51-28, while the Yellow Jackets fell to the  Fighting Irish 69-47.

    Kingston 51, Knox Catholic 28: Rachel Layne poured in 17 points, while Taylor Thurman added 12 more to lead the Lady Jackets, who improved to 16-3 and 5-0 in District 4AA.

  • Wintry mix paralyzes Roane; more’s on the way overnight

    Wintertime showed East Tennessee who’s boss on Wednesday by dumping ice and snow on the area.

    Roane County caught the brunt of the elements, with sleet starting in the early morning and turning to snow by lunchtime. And while Thursday offered a break in the forecast, meteorologists say there’s more to come.

    “It looks like the highest accumulation of snow is going to be overnight” Friday, said Jessica Winton, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Morristown.